8 Items You Should Take Out Of Your Car Before The Texas Freeze!
The TEXAS freeze is on its way. Temps across the Lone Star State are going to drop below freezing. Houston will have a low of 18 degrees. Dallas will see a low of 12 degrees. Midland will see a low of 12 degrees. And, while we know to have our FAUCETS dripping and of course, to bring in our PETS, you may not know that there are things that you should TAKE OUT OF YOUR CAR during a freeze. According to click2 Houston.com....these items should NOT be left in your vehicle.
#1 DRINKING BOTTLES
Of course, when water freezes it will expand the bottle and burst the container. You might find a bottle that has exploded and have a mess when you discover it later.
#2 CANNED DRINKS
Like water bottles, your cans could explode during a freeze and eventually spill into your car.
#3 CANNED FOOD
Who knew that canned food could bust? Apparently, canned food can swell during freezing temperatures and spoil contents inside.
#4 PHONES AND HANDHELD ELECTRONICS
Freezing temps can actually affect your phone's battery life, as well as tablets and laptops. Room temperature is best for electronics.
Do you have an extra pair of gasses in your vehicle? The freeze could damage the frames, glass, or even the coating on the lenses.
#6 INSULIN AND OTHER MEDICATIONS
While not all medications are affected by cold weather, you might want to check on your certain prescription.
#7 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
And, while you may not be playing an instrument when it's freezing outside, having an instrument in your vehicle could actually affect certain instruments. You paid good money for them, The change in temperatures could cause significant damage to instruments made of real wood.
#8 CAR CLEANING SUPPLIES
Do you have cans of Tire Cleaner tucked away in your car? Those cans could be affected by freezing temps as well.
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